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Pet Identification

 Pet identification is highly preferred these days because of the need fordogs to be returned to an owner in a proper manner and to reduce the numbers of the stray dog menace in streets.  Pet identification is done by many methods, which are different from each other. The cost factor for that also has variations accordingly.

 The identification of your pet may be done by personalized tags. Usually, your telephone number and your name will be engraved on the personalized tag or disc.  If anybody encounters the dog accidentally in the event of a missing dog they will be able to contact the concerned owners.

 Plastic and metal pet identification tags are available in multiple colours and the dog owners can choose the colour they want. However, many select the reflective type of dog tags along with the collars.  Hence, the dogs can be identified even in darkness to a greater extent.

 Nowadays, many electronic gadgets are available like microchips which are embedded into the dog. However, these kinds of electronic chips need to be implanted behind the ears or back of the neck, usually by a vet;  once implanted the scanned chip will reveal all the data embedded to a national database.  

A collared and tagged animal makes an indication that it is not a stray animal and this gives more security to the dog.  Traditional forms of identification of the animal like tattooing is now a day not carried in dogs. Thus tracing the missed animal will become easier for the pet owners mainly due to the identification-based dog collars.   

 

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